Mnangagwa lies about US$3billion FDI

By Daniel Chigundu MDC Alliance says President Emmerson Mnangagwa is lying to the people that the country has received about US$3billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) adding that such an investment would have been visible. Zimbabwe is currently leaving no stone unturned in its quest to attract the much needed but elusive FDIs to help drive the economy from its current gridlock. President Mnangagwa even …

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First lady gives up Chirumhanzu -Zibagwe Constituency

By Pretty Chavango First lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has stepped down as Chirumhanzu-Zibagwe legislator to concentrate on her new role as a mother of the nation, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced. Auxillia Mnangagwa became a legislator in March 2015 taking over the seat from her husband who had been elevated to become Vice President of the country. In the election, she garnered 16 092 while Dewah …

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Nullified English exam: Majongwe plans demo against ZIMSEC

By Staff Reporter Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) Secretary General Raymond Majongwe says they are planning to demonstrate against the Zimbabwe School Examination Council (ZIMSEC) over the continued leaking of exams that have resulted in the nullification of the November 2017 English paper 2. This is not the first time that exams have leaked in Zimbabwe since ZIMSEC took over the running of examination …

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Wetlands invasion: Residents want Parliament to act

By Watmore Makokoba Harare residents concerned with the continued invasion of wetlands by land barons petitioned Parliament this week to exercise its legislative powers and reign in to stop the depletion. The residents who took advantage of the World Wetlands Day Celebrations to march in Harare and hand a petition to Parliament say the legislature must review and strengthen frameworks that are used in issuing …

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Wetlands invasion: Residents want Parliament to act

By Watmore Makokoba Harare residents concerned with the continued invasion of wetlands by land barons petitioned Parliament this week to exercise its legislative powers and reign in to stop the depletion. The residents who took advantage of the World Wetlands Day Celebrations to march in Harare and hand a petition to Parliament say the legislature must review and strengthen frameworks that are used in issuing …

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Overwhelming response as looters return funds

By Pretty Chavango Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Dr John Mangudya says the bank has received an overwhelming response from looters desiring to return externalised foreign currency and assets in line with President Mnangagwa’s three months moratorium. Delivering his 2018 Monetary Policy Statement, Dr Mangudya said bank deposits are already increasing on account of funds being channelled into the formal system, as corporates and …

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Overwhelming response as looters return funds

By Pretty Chavango Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Dr John Mangudya says the bank has received an overwhelming response from looters desiring to return externalised foreign currency and assets in line with President Mnangagwa’s three months moratorium. Delivering his 2018 Monetary Policy Statement, Dr Mangudya said bank deposits are already increasing on account of funds being channelled into the formal system, as corporates and …

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Special Economic Zones, a pie in the sky

By Pretty Chavango Special Economic Zones  (SEZ) board chairperson Dr Gideon Gono says the much-publicised success of SEZ in the country is nothing short of a pie in the sky as there is nothing on the ground yet. The SEZ board was appointed last year with a view to helping attract the much needed but elusive foreign direct investment to the country, however, eight months down …

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Updates: Morgan Tsvangirai Critically ill

  Zimbabwe’s Tsvangirai critically ill in South Africa: party source The 65-year-old has been in and out of hospital since disclosing in June 2016 that he had colon cancer. He returned to Johannesburg in neighbouring South Africa for his latest round of treatment in early January. “From the medical report that I received yesterday the situation is not looking good. He is critically ill and …

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Chigumba urged to tackle electoral reforms

By Daniel Chigundu Newly appointed Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba has been urged to hit the ground running in dealing with electoral reforms ahead of the impending harmonised elections. Zimbabwe is set to go for general elections in less than six months and a lot of ground has been covered in terms of preparation, although there are still a lot of reforms …

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